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Front office is investing in new NGFW
Posted by Dag Frode Aasnes (Import) on 24 December 2011 10:41 AM
FrontOffice Hosting
Front Office started 2001 with webhosting services for businesses in Norway. As the customer base is growing the increasing demand for security against modern malware is number one issue. With Palo Alto Networks's second-generation firewall, we protect ourselves from online attacks and modern malware.

2012 is the year when the forecasts indicate an explosive growth of malware / hacking attacks and new forms of Internet attacks, to meet future attacks FrontOffice have invested in new NGFW (Next Generation firewall).

Gartner says
Companies must invest in next-generation firewalls 2011 says Gartner. The market pressures increase the demand and available services for next-generation firewall (NGFW) platform provides the ability to detect and block sophisticated attacks, as well as enforce granular security policies by application (versus port and protocol) level.

Companies increase the use of web-based applications - and more complex coherent applications, more complex data centers and more data will be presented to customers - need firewalls to keep up with the features and performance to meet these changing needs.
Less than 5% of Internet connections currently operational with NGFWs. At the end of 2014, this will rise to 35% of the installed base, with 60% of new purchases are NGFWs.

About Palo Alto Networks
Palo Alto Networks ™ ( is a network security company. PaloAlto's next-generation firewall provides unprecedented visibility and granular policy control of applications and content - by user, not just IP address - at up to 20Gbps with no performance degradation.

Based on patent-pending App-ID ™ technology, Palo Alto Networks firewall to accurately identify and control applications - regardless of port, protocol, evasive tactic or SSL encryption - and scan content to stop threats and prevent data leakage.

Enterprises can for the first time embrace Web 2.0 and maintain complete visibility and control, while significantly reducing total cost of ownership through device consolidation. Now recently, Palo Alto Networks enabled companies to extend this same network security to remote users with the release of global ProtectTools ™ and to combat targeted malware with Wildfire ™ service.